Jessie Hannah Tang and Jesse Daoguang Chorng were married June 1 at the Muckenthaler Cultural Center in Fullerton, Calif. Noa Kaplan, a friend of the couple who became a Universal Life minister for the occasion, officiated, incorporating Buddhist and Christian traditions.
Ms. Tang, 29, is pursuing an M.B.A. at the University of California, Berkeley. Until 2018, she led corporate fund-raising and partnerships at Pursuit, Queens, a nonprofit organization in Long Island City, Queens, that trains underserved communities mainly in New York City for software development roles at technology companies. She graduated magna cum laude from Duke.
She is a daughter of Jean L. Tang and Joseph Y. Tang of Diamond Bar, Calif. The bride’s father, who is retired, worked in Torrance, Calif., as a senior accountant at Pentel, the Japanese writing instrument company. Her mother is a manager of commercial and residential buildings in the Los Angeles area.
Mr. Chorng, 31, is an executive producer at 88rising, a media company and record label in Manhattan. He graduated from Carnegie Mellon University, and received an M.F.A. in design media art from University of California, Los Angeles. Until 2016, he was an artist in residence at New Inc, the New Museum’s arts and tech incubator. In 2015, two of his interactive installations, “32x32xZ” and “Like Me Now,” were on display at PKM Gallery in Seoul.
He is a son of Maria S. Chorng and Kai Y. Chorng of La Habra Heights, Calif. The groom’s parents own Trigon Components, a manufacturer and supplier of electronic components with factories in China and Indonesia; the firm is based in Brea, Calif.
The couple, who went to Troy High School in Fullerton, Calif., but did not know each other, met in 2008 through a mutual friend in Brooklyn while they were summer college interns in New York City.
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